GUKPT Luton Day 1b Blog

Published On October 12, 2018 |

Justinas Pactauskas Huge Chip Leader – 13/10/2018 – 01:30

Day 1b of GUKPT Luton is now in the history books. It’s been a great day with 195 entries today, giving us a total prizepool of £304,000!! 55 players have finished day one with Justinas Pactauskas on top, he finished with a huge stack of 383,600!! One of the biggest day one stacks we have ever seen!! Full chip counts are:

Justinas Pactauskas 383,600
Lu Ning 213,000
Sam Goodman 181,300
Jamie Geraghty 176,400
J.Z 149,400
Ryan Fronda 128,200
Min Ji 118,000
Yiannis Liperis 115,500
Daniel Charlton 112,800
Ashique Miah 110,500
Alex Peter Bounsall 99,200
Leo Worthingtonleese 97,100
Andrew Miles 96,200
Tina Loraine Bandyle 93,500
Bhavin Khatri 92,900
Benjamin Willey 89,300
Leslie Kearney 89,300
Richard Hare 84,400
Daniel Trett 82,000
Alex Lindop 78,900
J.M 77,000
Justin Tsui 75,000
Robert Boon 67,800
Simon Priddis 67,700
Donatas Elinauskas 64,000
Ben Maregedze 62,700
Janice Phillips 61,000
George White 60,900
Chi Ken Yau 53,700
David Clarkson 53,000
Aaron St Hilaire 49,900
Martyn Robinson 49,500
Neil Mcfayden 47,800
Timothy Chung 46,100
Marius Hutupasu 45,800
Paul Dunne 42,300
Charles Akadiri 40,300
Jamie O Connor 39,100
Jan Naderzadeh 37,100
Melanie Jane Simpson 36,400
Ryan Lee Connelly 34,000
Joe Beevers 32,500
Matt Hays 31,200
Edward Swales 31,100
Carlos Delvigogonzalez 28,100
Richard Kellett 27,300
Michael Brown 18,600
Kuljinder Sidhu 16,700
E.A 13,300
Laurence Houghton 12,200

We will be back tomorrow where there are 88 players coming back to play another ten levels of play.

Day 2 begins at 1pm, so join us then!

 


 

Play Has Finished – 13/10/2018 – 01:15

Play has now finished on all tables, chip counts will be with you as soon as possible.

 


 

Six More Hands – 13/10/2018 – 01:01

The clock has been paused with 11 minutes remaining, the players will now play 6 more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.


 

Cash Games – 13/10/2018 – 00:40

The fifth cash game has just opened up here in Luton.

It’s a very busy night in the cardroom.


 

All is Quiet – 13/10/2018 – 00:20

A quiet last level here in the main event as the players try to keep hold of their chips and make Day 2.

The clock will be paused in 25 minutes time and we will play the last few hands before the players bag and tag their chips.

It looks like we will have around 100 players coming back tomorrow for Day 2 where another ten levels will be played.

 


 

Last Level – 12/10/2018 – 23:55

The blinds increase for the last time today.

They are now 500/1000 with a 100 ante.

This is the last level tonight.


 

Eliminations – 12/10/2018 – 23:40

70 players remaining now here on Day 1b as we lose:

Max Deveson
Robert Skyers
David Lhonore
Ben Alan Mcgregor
Raul Martinez


 

Chip Counts – 12/10/2018 – 23:23

Lu Ning – 135,000
Justinas Pactauskas – 180,000 (chip leader)
James Mitchell – 42,000
Ed Swales – 36,000
Alex Lindop – 66,000
Laurence Houghton – 21,000

 


 

Jancso The Man To Catch – 12/10/2018 – 23:05

Sebastien Jaancso is the man to catch, he finished yesterday with a MASSIVE 229,000. With two levels remaining to play today it doesn’t look like anyone is close to the 200k mark, but we will get the top stacks for you very shortly.


 

Level Nine – 12/10/2018 – 22:55

The players are back seated as we begin level number nine.

The blinds re now 400/800 with a 100 ante.

87 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 12/10/2018 – 22:40

Break time now for the players as they take their last 15 minute break.

 


 

Full Cardroom – 12/10/2018 – 22:15

The cardroom is absolutely packed with 90 players still in the main event, the county side event that has 45 entries and 3 cash tables with a list of players waiting to play cash.

 


 

Eliminations – 12/10/2018 – 22:01

Freddie Bogie
Andrew Garland
Martyn Frey
David Courtney
Robert Ellis


 

 

Final Numbers – 12/10/2018 – 21:45

Registration has now closed for the GUKPT Luton Main Event.

304 entries in total creating a prizepool of £304,000!!!!

 


 

More Counts – 12/10/2018 – 21:30

Joe Beevers – 40,000
Tamer Kamel – 68,000
Dave Gee – 50,000
Albert Sapiano – 52,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 12/10/2018 – 21:15

Joe Beevers – 40,000
Tamer Kamel – 68,000
Dave Gee – 50,000
Thomas Myland – 11,000
Albert Sapiano – 52,000


 

Facebook Competition – 12/10/2018 – 21:05

Go and enter our facebook competition where you can win yourself a £110 GUKPT Satellite token to be played n GrosvenorPoker.com

You can find it HERE!!

 


 

Big Stacks – 12/10/2018 – 20:57

Big stacks from the break:

J.T – 110,000
Dan Trett – 110,000
Chris Cooper – 90,000
B.W – 90,000
J.R – 80,000

 


 

Level 7 – 12/10/2018 – 20:40

The players are back seated as we begin level 7.

The blinds are now 200/400 with a 50 ante.

Final numbers incoming

 


 

Break Time – 12/10/2018 – 20:20

The players are now on a 15 minute break.

Registration will close after the break so we will have the final prizepool for the 2018 GUKPT Luton Main Event.


 

Bust Outs – 12/10/2018 – 20:01

Terence Mitford
Ravi Sheth
Neil Van Der Merwe
Ioannis Karanikos
Paul Romain
Lee Mulligan

 


 

Closing in On 300 – 12/10/2018 – 19:40

With just less than an hour to buy in we are closing in on the 300 mark, which would create a huge £300k prizepool.

Most players who are now busting are jumping quickly back into the tournament.


 

 

 

Level 6 – 12/10/2018 – 19:20

The blinds increase we begin level 6, the last level to buy in.

They are now 150/300 with a 50 ante.

180 entries so far today.

 


 

Chip Counts – 12/10/2018 – 18:35

Ash Miah – 53,000
Neil McFayden – 56,000
George White – 18,000
David L’Honore – 32,000
Noel Broadbent – 13,000
Chris Vernon – 16,000

 


 

 

Level 5 – 12/10/2018 – 18:20

The players are back seated as we begin level number five of the day.

The blinds are still 100/200, but the 25 ante has now been introduced.

168 entries so far.


 

Dinner Break – 12/10/2018 – 17:20

Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.

 


 

Exits – 12/10/2018 – 16:40

Stephen Basri
Jeffrey Kimber
Matt Hays
Edward Swales
Andrew Miles

 


 

 

Level Up – 12/10/2018 – 16:20

The blinds increase to 100/200, 150 entries so far today.

The prizepool currently stands at £257,000 with late registration open until 8:30pm.

 


 

Cardroom Shots – 12/10/2018 – 16:10

 

 


 

Seating Plan – 12/10/2018 – 15:55

1 1 Tristan Chaplin
1 2 Jerome Oshea
1 3 Kuljinder Sidhu
1 4 John Kelly
1 5 William Martin Young
1 6 S.B
1 7 Ben Alan Mcgregor
1 8 Julien Sitbon
1 9 Lu Ning
1 10 Andrew Hulme
2 1 Noel Broadbent
2 2 David Lhonore
2 3 Christopher Vernon
2 4 Ashique Miah
2 5 H.B
2 6 Donatas Elinauskas
2 7 Neil Mcfayden
2 8 Richard J Hasnip
2 9
2 10 George White
3 1
3 2 A.H
3 3 Neophytos Neophytou
3 4 Dean Clay
3 5 Adam Diamond
3 6 Lee Mulligan
3 7 Garry Stevenssmith
3 8 Christopher Cooper
3 9 Valentin Ghioca
3 10 Mark Burns
4 1 Ben Maregedze
4 2 Bhavin Khatri
4 3 Daniel Trett
4 4 Nicolae Marian Daniilescu
4 5 Jan Naderzadeh
4 6 Andrew Miles
4 7 Ryan Lee Connelly
4 8 R.S
4 9 Simon Priddis
4 10 Daniel Nutt
5 1 David Gee
5 2 Van Pham
5 3 Jamie O Connor
5 4 Braz Junior
5 5 Paul Romain
5 6 Craig Young
5 7 Kevin Allen
5 8
5 9 Terry Jordon
5 10 Leslie Kearney
6 1 Steven Morris
6 2 J.T
6 3 Marius Hutupasu
6 4 Iaran Lightbourne
6 5 Aleksandrs Golubevs
6 6 E.A
6 7 Trevor Webber
6 8 David Stonehouse
6 9 Rory Liffey
6 10 Richard Hare
7 1 P.C
7 2 T.M
7 3 Renee Xie
7 4 F.F
7 5 Shabbir Malik
7 6 Tony Ringe
7 7 Stephen Okeeffe
7 8 Jamie Geraghty
7 9 Paul Fowler
7 10
8 1 Sam Manny Ho
8 2 Sam Goodman
8 3 Paul Sokoloff
8 4 Jeffrey Kimber
8 5 Daniel Toffel
8 6 Christopher Byrne
8 7 Stephen Bean
8 8 Andrew Garland
8 9 Martyn Robinson
8 10 Timothy Chung
9 1 A.W
9 2 Ryan Fronda
9 3 Leo Worthingtonleese
9 4 Guy Taylor
9 5 Melanie Jane Simpson
9 6
9 7 Gerald Ringe
9 8 Terence Mitford
9 9 Paul Dunne
9 10 Vimal Patel
10 1 Marek Jablonski
10 2 Jimmy Kebe
10 3 Julian Mann
10 4 Stephen Basri
10 5 Chiko Cohen
10 6 Tony Housden
10 7 Robert Ellis
10 8 Max Deveson
10 9
10 10 Joe Beevers
11 1 K.S
11 2
11 3 Tina Loraine Bandyle
11 4 Min Ji
11 5 Ioannis Karanikos
11 6 A.S
11 7 B.W
11 8 M.H
11 9 Catalin Dumitrascu
11 10 Martyn Frey
12 1 Scott Mogridge
12 2 Martin Hogarty
12 3 David Courtney
12 4 Danny Pyke
12 5 Edward Swales
12 6
12 7 J.R
12 8 Yiannis Liperis
12 9 Masoud Etemadiherisi
12 10 Madlena Trifonova

 

Bust Outs – 12/10/2018 – 15:44

Bust outs from level number three here in Luton:

Yiannis Liperis
Alli Mallu
Noel Broadbent
Tamarovych Volodymyr

 


 

Chip Counts – 12/10/2018 – 15:32

Some counts from around the tables:

David Gee – 24,000
Braz Junior – 21,000
Paul Romain – 15,000
Kevin Allen – 30,000
Terry Jordon – 15,000
Les Kearney – 19,000

 


 

Level Three – 12/10/2018 – 15:20

The players are back from their break as we begin level number three.

The blinds are now 75/150.

115 entries so far today.


 

 

Break Time – 12/10/2018 – 15:01

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Guarantee Hit – 12/10/2018 – 14:45

The guarantee has already been surpassed here in Luton.

£215,000 and counting.

 


 

Slow Day – 12/10/2018 – 14:30

It’s been a slow day today and we have only lost one player in the first 90 minutes of play.

That player is Tony Ringe who busts out here during level number two, but has until 8:30pm to re-enter if he wishes.

 


 

Live Stream – 12/10/2018 – 14:10

Come and join The Tower and Jay Harwood for the next 9 levels of play HERE! 

 

 


 

Level 2 – 12/10/2018 – 14:01

The blinds increase as we begin level number two.

They are now 50/100.

89 entries so far today.


 

Car Parking – 12/10/2018 – 13:45

Due to GUKPT and it being busy if you need extra car parking you can park at 54 Church Street LU1 3JG

6 min walk from casino and 50p per hour.

 


 

Playing Today – 12/10/2018 – 13:30

Some of the players we have recognised in the field today:

Paul Romain
Ali Mallu
Dean Clay
Chris Cooper
Ryan Fronda


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12/10/2018 – 13:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b.

The blinds are 25/50.

We have 70 entries to start the day.


 

Welcome To Day 1b – 12/10/2018 – 12:45

Good afternoon and welcome back to Luton for Day 1b of the Main Event.

The tournament is a £1,110 buy in with a £200,000 guarantee. For their buy in the players will receive 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock.

Today is the second Day 1 after yesterday 109 entries turnout out for Day 1a, we’re expecting around double that today as 1B is always busier.

Play begins at 1pm today with late registration open until 8:30pm.

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